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Russell Kane & Friends – Matinee Show

October 4 | 16:00


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Multi-award winning comedian, presenter, actor, author and scriptwriter Russell Kane
is best known for the BBC Sounds podcast, Evil Genius which has become a flagship
show and was the best performing original podcast on the platform. Russell’s other
podcast Boy’s Don’t Cry also features regularly on the iTunes top charts for listened to podcasts and will return with a new series later this year. 
Recent TV appearances include The Apprentice You’re Fired, The One Show,
Antiques Roadtrip, Stupid Man, Smart Phone and the host of three series of Live At
The Electric. Other TV appearances include Live At The Apollo, Unzipped, Celebrity
Juice and I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here Now. 
Winner of Best Show in 2010 at the Edinburgh Comedy Awards, Russell went on to
make history as the first comedian to win both the Edinburgh Award and Melbourne
Comedy Festival’s Barry Award in one year. 

Following the success of his sell-out tour The Fast and The Curious throughout UK and Ireland, Russell has extended it far into 2020.  As ever, Russell also continues to provide his ever-popular topical online rants ‘Kaneings’.

With Support From – George Lewis

George Lewis is a stand-up comedian from Stockport. In the last couple of years, he has appeared on the BBC New Talent Hotlist, and was the winner of Celebrity Mastermind (specialist subject: Oasis). Most recently George has appeared as a regular on ITV2’s The Stand Up Sketch Show and is co-host of the soon to launch Britpopcast in partnership with Radio X/Global.

George has also written for 8 Out of 10 Cats, Have I Got News For You, Hypothetical, BBC Radio 4 and has his a weekly football column in The Times.

Early in his career, he had successes in several new act competitions, he won the prestigious Amused Moose National New Comic Award, as well as Nando’s New Comedian of the Year, The Brighton Squawker Award, the Comedy Cafe New Act Award and the Comedy Knights Fresh Comedian of the Year. In 2016 he was a BBC New Comedy Award Finalist.

As a presenter, George was named as the new host of Top Gear Extra Gear (BBC Two, Three and Worldwide) in 2017. And for Comic Relief, he has interviewed stars such as Warwick Davis, Gordon Ramsay, Gillian Anderson and Jim Broadbent.

This event capacity is extremely limited due to social distancing restrictions, and will sell out! Grab your tickets now!

We have many procedures in place to keep everyone safe. Please make sure to follow our guidelines and be respectful. Please read our COVID house rules before visiting the venue > https://leadmill.co.uk/2020/09/16/the-leadmills-covid-guidance-and-rules/

Due to social distancing restrictions:
– Tickets are extremely limited, make sure to get yours as soon as possible to guarantee your spot!
– Advanced tickets only: Seats up to 4 people maximum.
– Guests may be required to wear a mask when they are entering and leaving the venue as well as when moving throughout the venue. Masks are not required when seated.
– This show will be seated service only, please move throughout the venue as little as possible.
– Your details may be given to the government’s track and trace program.
– If you have any symptoms of COVID-19 please stay at home and do not visit the venue.

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Thank you so much for your support during this difficult time.



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